Historical and biographical sketches

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1. The Settlement of Germantown, Pa., and the causes which led to it, 7
2. David Rittenhouse, the American Astronomer, 59
3. Christopher Dock, the Pious Schoolmaster on the Skippack, and his Works, 89
4. Der Blutige Schau-platz, oder Martyrer Spiegel, Ephrata, Pa., 1748. A Noteworthy Book, 155
5. Mennonite Emigration to Pennsylvania, 175
6. Abraham and Dirck op den Graeff, 201
7. Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel oder Myrrhen Berg. Germantown, 1739, 223
8. William Moore of Moore Hall, 229
9. Samuel Richardson, a Councilor, Judge and Legislator of the Olden Time, 241
10. Captain Joseph Richardson, 257
11. Samuel John Atlee, Colonel of the Pennsylvania Musketry Battalion in the Revolutionary Army, 269
12. James Abram Garfield, 285
13. Henry Armitt Brown, 293
14. Charles Frederick Taylor, 299
15. Six Weeks in Uniform, being the record of a term in the Military Service of the United States in the Gettysburg Campaign of 1863, 305


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.